- Research Grants
Has experience in Genetics, focusing on Genetics (Source: Lattes Curriculum)
|News published in Agência FAPESP Newsletter about the researcher|
|Hepatitis C drug rids organism of chikungunya and yellow fever viruses|
Chikungunya virus (CHIKV), an arbovirus belonging to the family Togavirideae, is the causative agent of Chikungunya Fever. Chikungunya is re-emerging as a significant public health problem and was responsible for a massive outbreak in Asia in 2006, and since then regular epidemics have occurred worldwide. A main concern with CHKV is that it is transmitted by the ubiquitous urban mosquit...